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The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades

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peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic


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Sandra Penna (135)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:55 pm
thanks for sharing, Cal.

Lynn S (235)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 11:24 pm
“We can now call ourselves the ‘three percent people’,” Anand Mazgaonkar, a representative of the National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements (NAPM) in Gujarat, India, said at a plenary session Monday, “because a recent intelligence report in India has named all of us involved in movements as collectively responsible for a three percent damage to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).”

Ah, like usual, money over people. When will they learn that without a reasonably happy people to consume and provide services and products, GDP will tank.

Past Member (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:35 am

Panchali Yapa Yapa (26)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:03 am
Thank you

Carla van der Meer (648)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:15 am

Kathleen Mireault (211)
Friday July 11, 2014, 11:53 am
Noted. Good one, Cal. Thx for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:56 am
Noted, Thank you

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Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:00 am

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Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:45 pm

Birgit W (160)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:48 pm

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 5:24 pm

Athena F (131)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:30 am

Frances Darcy (124)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 5:20 am
noted ... thanks

Kathryn M (108)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 10:19 am

Birgit W (160)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:08 pm
Thanks Cal.
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